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    Pastors For Hogan Coalition Join Growing Democratic Coalition for Hogan

    By Hamil R. Harris, Special to the AFRO A coalition of African-American pastors announced its support for Maryland Governor Larry Hogan.  This proclamation comes at a time when some of the state’s top Democratic veterans privately...

    Second Black-Owned Store Opens at National Harbor

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Rocky Parrish is not the kind of man who likes to ride the wave he makes them.  Whether in his one time role as an outspoken sports...

    Trump Meets With Black Pastors, Draws Criticism

    By Hamil R. Harris, Special to the AFRO President Donald Trump recently met with  African American pastors at the White House that is supposed be part of a larger effort to  build relationships and craft...

    Sister and Mom Trio Celebrate 2nd Anniversary of Smoothies and Business

    By George Kevin Jordan, Special to the AFRO Note to everyone. Not every business venture with family ends up on Iyanla's “Fix My Life” on OWN. In fact Lauren Williamson, Chanel Grant, and their mother Toya...

    New Developments in Cure for Sickle Cell Disease from NIH

    By Akira Kyles, Special to the AFRO The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced, Sept. 13, the launch of an initiative to speed up the development of a better cure for sickle cell disease. NIH is the...

    Famed Choir Director Showcases Choir Legacy at Eastern High School

    By Hamil R. Harris, Special to The AFRO The National Church of God in Fort Washington, Maryland was filled with an eclectic offering of music last July 7 as generations of singers from the District’s Eastern...

    Apparent Terrorist Attack Thwarted By Feds at National Harbor

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] National Harbor may have been the target of a terrorist plot that was thwarted by authorities.  Federal officials have charged Rondell Henry, 28, of Germantown, who allegedly planned to...

    Black Panther Costume Revealed at NMAAHC

    By Brianna McAdoo, Special to the AFRO Wakanda forever has been taken to a new level at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC). On October 24, Chadwick Boseman’s “Black Panther” costume...

    Durant’s “Adopted Brother” Shot to Death in Atlanta

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Cliff Dixon, who was known at one time as NBA superstar Kevin Durant’s “adopted brother,” was shot to death at an Atlanta nightclub March 20. Multiple reports confirmed that Durant’s...

    Black Restaurant Week Comes to DC

    By Lauren E Williams, Special to the AFRO Get your calendars ready, and your stomachs emptied because the DMV is set to host Black Restaurant Week November 4-11. Focused on highlighting culinary cuisines from Black chefs,...

    Baker Optimistic about New Budget

    Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III recently unveiled his $3.8 million FY2018 budget proposal that he said reflects how far the county has come since he took office in 2010. Baker said his...

    Safeway Departure Leaves Central Prince Georgians in Food Desert

    Two Safeway grocery stores in Maryland will close on July 2 resulting in the loss of 164 jobs, according to Work Adjustment and Retraining Notices (WARN) on the Maryland Department of Labor website. One...
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